Selected Obituaries

from Adams County and Area Newspapers




MAAS, Timothy A Surname: DRESHNER, GOTTSCHALK, ROBBINS, SPARDONE From The Adams County Times and Friendship Reporter Feb. 8, 2001 Section B page 11 Timothy Alan Maas, age 36, of Adams, died Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2001. A memorial funeral service was held Saturday, Feb. 3, in Roseberry's Funeral Home and Crematory, Friendship, with Rev. Steve Poludniak officiating. Military rites were provided. Timothy was born Dec. 26, 1964 in Milwaukee, the son of Harold and Mary (Spardone) Maas. He graduated from Arrowhead High School in Hartland, Wis., with the class of 1983. He was in the U.S. Navy for five years before becoming a disabled vet. Survivors include: his wife, Stephanie Maas of Adams; sons, Brian Maas of Florida, Phillip Maas of New York, and David Gottschalk of Adams; daughters, Jennifer Maas of Florida and Leah Gottschalk of Adams; his parents, Harold and Mary Maas of Adams; brothers, Eric Maas and Jeff Robbins of Milwaukee, and Michael Maas of Sparta; sisters, Deanna L. Dreshner of Wis. Rapids and Laura Robbins of Milwaukee; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Visitation was from 10 a.m. on Saturday until time of services at 11 a.m. in Roseberry's MAFFIT, Mrs. Grace Surnames: Calkins, Maffit, Mason From the Adams County Times, Feb. 2, 1967, Page 1 Mrs. Grace Maffit, 63, of rural Friendship, died Sunday Jan. 22, at Adams County Memorial Hospital. Grace Calkins was born in Brookings, South Dakota March 24, 1903 to Delbert and Maud Calkins. She married Alfred Maffit Feb. 26, 1923. He passed away in 1944. Surviving are two sons, Robert and Erwin; and one daughter, Mrs. Ruby Mason, and several grandchildren. Funeral services were held Wed. Jan. 25 at Roseberry's Funeral Home, with burial in Billings cemetery, Cottonville. MAGINNIS James James MAGINNIS, 1788 - 1883 Surname: MAGINNIS From the Adams County Press, Sat March 24, 1883 Page 5 Column 3 MAGINNIS--DIED--16 March 1883 in the Town of Lincoln, Adams County Wisconsin, Mr. James MAGINNIS aged nearly 95 years, having been born 21 April 1788. Mr. MAGINNIS was a soldier of the War of 1812 but above all he gloried in being a soldier of the cross of Christ. MAGOWAN William, 1866 - 1922 Surnames: Burgdorf, Conell, Hunkler, Kennedy, Magowan From the Central Union [Westfield, Marquette County, Wisconsin], April 21, 1922 William Magowan, a resident of Adams county, died at Rochester on Tuesday March 28, at the Colonial hospital, at the age of 55 years and 6 months. William Magowan was the youngest child of William and Anna Magowan and was born in the Town of New Chester, Adams County, October 26, 1866. In the year of 1891 he was united in marriage to Miss Jennie Conell of White Creek, Wis., and to this union was born one son, Hugh, the young mother passing away one week later. Two years later he was married again, to Miss Lizzie Banks of Lyndon, Wisconsin, and to this union were born two sons, Earl and Phillip, who reside at Clayton, Iowa. Mr. Magowan was a man whom to know was to respect him. He was a faithful friend and neighbor, always ready to lend a hand in need. In 1915 he was united in marriage to Miss Alice Hunkler of Chicago, to this union were born two children, Joseph and Lillian. Mr. Magowan had been in the best of health until about a year ago when he was stricken with pernicious anemia from which he never recovered and on Tuesday of that week the final summons came and he passed to his reward. The funeral services were held at Brooks at the St. Ann's Catholic church, Rev. Father Stofer of Adams officiating. Interment was made in the cemetery at Briggsville. There was a large crowd in attendance to show the great respect in which he was held. He leaves a wife and five children, two sisters, Mrs. Mary Burgdorf and Miss Lizzie Kennedy, besides other relatives and a host of friends. MALUGEN Sarah Perkins 1860 -1903 Surnames: Malugen, Perkins From the Adams County Press, Saturday August 22, 1903, Page 4 Column 2, portions copied from the Wilmot (South Dakota) Reporter Death of Sarah Perkins Malugen The editor of this paper received a telegram Sunday announcing the death of his daughter, Mrs. Sarah Lovina MALUGEN, at Bonne Terre, Missouri, on Saturday, the 8th inst., at 9:50 pm. She had been confined to her bed most of the time since early spring with lung trouble and the news of her death was not unexpected. She leaves to mourn her loss, a husband, three daughters and one son, a father, one sister and four brothers and a large circle of relatives. Sarah was a noble christian woman, a most affectionate daughter, a loving wife and mother, and the sorrowing father deeply sympathizes with the bereaved husband and motherless children. Her mother and one sister have preceded her "to that mysterious realm." The deceased was born at New Chester, Wis., Nov. 5, 1860, and was married to John H. MALUGEN at the home in Wilmot, July 24, 1889. A letter received later says: that conscious to the last, she passed away very quietly, and the funeral services being held Monday at 2 o' clock pm, her body was laid to rest in the beautiful cemetery on a hill overlooking the town. --Wilmot, South Dakota, Reporter The above notice refers to a lady who will be remembered by many of the older residents of this village and New Chester--Sarah PERKINS, who with her father, L. S. PERKINS, and family, lived at New Chester and later at Friendship. Her father, who is editor of the paper from which the above notice was taken, was at one time register of deeds of this county and owned the set of abstract books which are now the property of J. W. Gunning. Many years have passed since the PERKINS family formed a part of the life of the village, and though time and change and distance intervene, hearts in the old home extend to them in their sorrow the sympathy which must ever be the comfort of them that mourn. MANN Mrs. Joseph (Mary) Mrs. Joseph (Mary) MANN, 1842 - 1894 Surnames: Mann, Polivka, Sekera From the Adams County Press, Saturday January 5, 1895, Page 5 DIED--MANN--In Friendship, December 29, 1894, Mary, wife of Joseph MANN, in the fifty-third year of her age. The deceased was born in the kingdom of Bohemia in August, 1842. Her maiden name was Mary SEKERA. She was married to her husband, Joesph MANN, who survives her, on the 7th day of June, 1867, and the union proved to be a happy one. They came to America in 1873, landing in this country May 16th, and the same year came to Adams county and settled on a farm near Pilot Knob. In March, 1892, Mr. MANN moved his family to Friendship, where they have since resided. Mrs. MANN was an exemplary woman in all the relations of life, as neighbor, wife and mother. She was long a devout member of the Roman Catholic church. Mrs. MANN left surviving her two children, daughters, Mrs. Mary POLIVKA, wife of John POLIVKA, who resides in Chicago, and a younger daughter now just verging on womanhood. The bereaved friends have the sympathy of the whole community in their sad bereavement. MANSFIELD, Patrick Source: Adams County Press, Saturday April 10, 1897, Page 4 Column 3 MANSFIELD-At the Adams County Poor House, on the morning of April 1st, 1897, of old age and general debility, Patrick MANSFIELD, an eccentric character, known in Kilbourn and vicinity as "Crazy Manse," aged 76 years. H. H. MASON, Overseer. MARBLE Mrs. N. J. Surnames: Marble, Utter, Vader Source: Adams County Press, Feb 14, 1903 page 4 column 3 Lucy Ann Vader was born in the town of Hoemsfield, Jefferson Co., N.Y. Aug. 30, 1825 and died at her home in the village of Friendship on Feb. 4, 1903, death resulting from dropsy of the heart. She was married to Nathan J. Marble of the state of New York on Sept 27, 1847. The next year they moved to Ohio, where they lived until the spring of 1864, when they came to Wisconsin. To Mr. & Mrs. Marble was born one daughter, Frances, now Mrs. Smith Utter of the town of Lewiston, Columbia Co., Wisconsin. The husband and daughter were continually with Mrs. Marble during her last illness and when death came. Since 1892 Mr. and Mrs. Marble have lived in Friendship. On account of poor health and the severe deafness with which she was afflicted, Mrs. Marble mingled little with the village people, but she always cherished for them a feeling of kindness and a hearty welcome for any of the neighbors. Mrs. Marble was a woman of large and ready sympathies and her heart ever beat responsively to the pains and poverty of suffering humanity. No deserving, needy fellow creature, appealing to her for aid, was ever sent forth empty handed. In early life she united with the M. E. Church, but as she grew older and came in contact with people of different views, she found faults in all denominations. She, therefore, chose the middle ground and lived in accord with the Golden Rule, always trying to do unto others as she would have others do unto her. This she followed, as all know, to the best of her ability. Funeral services were held at the home Saturday afternoon, conducted by Rev. John Hemmeter. Appropriate music was rendered by a quartet consisting of Mr. and Mrs. N. M. Jones, Mrs. J. W. Purves and P. G. Collipp. On Sunday the relatives accompanied the remains to Lewiston, where all that was mortal of a mother, wife and friend was laid at rest, to await the coming of Him who judgeth both the quick and the dead, and doeth all things well. MAROUSEK Frank 1858-1924 From the Coloma News [Coloma, Waushara County, Wisconsin], January 25, 1924 Surnames: Adams, Brtna, Krejchick, Marousek, Nepodal, Uher Frank Marousek Dies in Columbia County Portage--Frank Marousek was born in Bohemia, October 26, 1858, and came to America, November 1, 1880, settling at Pilot Knob, Adams County, where he carried on farming very successfully for forty-one years. He then removed to Caledonia, this county where he had resided up to the time of his death, January 6, 1924. He was stricken with apoplexy on Saturday night and died Sunday morning. In the fall of 1879, he was united in marriage with Jennie Nepodal. To this union eight children, three girls and five boys, were born. They are Mrs. V. Brtna, of Academy, South Dakota; Mrs. J. C. Krejchick, of Caledonia; Mrs. F. Adams, of Cicero, Illinois; Emil Marousek, of Caledonia; Joseph Marousek, of Westa, South Dakota, Edward Marousek, of Coloma, and John Marousek, of Hollister, California. He is survived by his wife and all of their eight children, three brothers, three sisters and twenty two grandchildren. The brothers are Joe of Coloma and Charlie and John in Bohemia, the sisters are Anna and Barbara in Bohemia and Mary of Benton Harbor, Michigan. Funeral services were held from St. Mary's church, Portage, at 10 o'clock Thursday morning, January 10, Rev. Father J. J. Sullivan officiating. The four sons present and two sons-in-law acted as pallbearers. Interment was in St. Mary's Catholic cemetery at Portage. Those present at the funeral from a distance were Joe and Frank Marousek, Mrs. Brtna, of South Dakota; Ed and Joe Marousek and A. J. Uher, of Coloma; Frank Adams and daughter Alice and Angeline and Marian Krejchik, of Chicago. ---apparently copied from the Portage Register MARSHALL Bernice L Bernice L. MARSHALL 1916-2001 Surnames: Kolman, Marshall, Sprague, Stroud From the Adams County Times & Friendship Reporter Wed. April 18, 2001 Sect. B Page 9 Bernice Lucille Marshall, age 84, of Wis. Dells, died Friday, April 13, 2001 in St. Clare Hospital, Baraboo, following a long illness. Funeral services were 10:30 a.m. Tues. April 17, in Rosebery's Funeral Home and Crematory, Friendship, with Pastor Sam Downey officiating. Interment was in the Plainville Cemetery, Town of Dell Prairie. Bernice was born May 20, 1916 in Rockford, Ill., the daughter of Fred and Edith (Stroud) Sprague. When she was a young child, her family moved to the Town of Dell Prairie in Adams County. She married Wally Marshall Nov. 14, 1934 in Freeport, Ill. Her parents (Fred and Edith), husband (Wally), son (William), one brother, two grandchildren, one great-grandchild, and one great-great-grandchild preceded her in death. Survivors include: a daughter, Patsy (Thomas) Kolman of Wis. Dells; sons, John (Lil) Marshall of Wis. Dells, Raymond (Elaine) Marshall of McHenry, Ill., and Gary (Barb) Marshall of Oxford; a daughter-in-law, Shirley Marshall of Wis. Dells; 30 grandchildren; 43 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren MARSHALL, George McIntyre Surnames: Bennett, Choate, Clark, Hoyt, Marshall, McIntyre From Kilbourn Weekly Events [Kilbourn, Columbia County, Wisconsin], Thursday March 4, 1915 George McIntyre Marshall died at his home in Kilbourn Feb. 27, aged 80 years, 11 months. Though a sufferer from asthma for several years, he was not seriously affected until a few weeks before the end, the heart finally becoming affected. Mr. Marshall was born in Canada East. His father, however, was a citizen of the United States and a cousin of the eminent Rufus Choate. He was educated at Williston academy in Vermont. He learned the trade of a machinist and worked at that in Vermont. In 1865 he came to Big Spring, Adams county. There he served several terms as chairman of the town and two terms in the state legislature. He was appointed on a commission to examine and test steam or horseless road wagons, as they might be presented. He was himself credited with inventing and running the first steam road vehicle. He was an inventor of many tools and mechanical devices, among them being blacksmith shears, turbine, water wheels, wind mill, and other valuable inventions now in use. He moved to Kilbourn in 1879, purchasing the large brick building now known as the Kilbourn Machine Co. There for nearly twenty years he conducted a prosperous business as a foundry and machine shop, manufacturing and repairing on a large scale. He sold that to his son Frank, and erected a shop of his own in which he had perfected some invention, and was working on others, one an ideal power for automobiles. Mr. Marshall was not only a mechanical genius, but was one of the best posted men in general literature in this section. He was a close student, a constant reader, and a well-informed man on current subjects. He put in Kilbourn's first system of water works in 1889. With every qualification that marks gentility, clean morals, positive virtues, charity for men and strict integrity, Mr. Marshall appeared to all men, at all times, under all circumstances. He was never known to fall short of those principles. He married in Vermont, Miss Julia A. Hoyt, who passed away in 1902. He leaves one son, Frank H., postmaster of Kilbourn, and two daughters, Mrs. Evaline Bennett and Miss Ruth Marshall. Funeral services were held at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Bennett, Monday, under the auspices of the Masonic order. There were present from abroad Mr. and Mrs. F. H. Clark of Portage, Mrs. Clark being a cousin of Mrs. Marshall, and also Miss McIntyre of Milwaukee, a cousin of the deceased. MARTINSON, Mrs Olaf Source: Adams County Press, May 22, 1897, Page 4 Column 2 -Mrs. Olaf MARTINSON died at her home in Strongs Prairie last Tuesday morning, of consumption, after a long illness. Her neighbors and acquaintances speak of her as a gentle and amiable woman who bore her long sickness with patience and fortitude. MARTINSON, Otis Otis MARTINSON, 1886 - 1919 Surname: Grunwald, Martinson From the Friendship Reporter, October 30, 1919, P1 Otis MARTINSON died at the Riverview Hospital, Grand Rapids, October 17th, 1919, of ether pneumonia, following an operation. Deceased was the youngest son of Olaf MARTINSON of the town of Strongs Prairie, and was born in that town on October 18th, 1886, and was therefore at the time of his death aged 32 years, 11 months and 29 days. Otis was a quiet, unassuming, hard working young man, who had many friends in the township. He had been suffering for the past year with some disease of the stomach, and had consulted many physicians without getting the desired relief. he finally entered the hospital for an operation, in the hopes that a cure might be had, but was not strong enough to withstand the effects of the ether and pneumonia developing, he passed away. He was a Christian young man, living a life that was pure and clean. Deceased was baptised in the Lutheran church in the town of Strongs Prairie Nov 14, 1886, and confirmed in the same church Nov 17th, 1901. He leaves to mourn their loss, his aged father, one sister, Mrs. Wm. Grunwald of Adams, and one brother, Gilbert O. Martinson, with whom he made his home, besides other relatives. Funeral services were held at the home at 1:30 and at the Lutheran church in Strongs Prairie at 2:30 Monday afternoon, October 20th, conducted by Rev. A. J. Raftshol, and interment was in the cemetery adjoining the church. MASON Arthur Arthur MASON, d. 1898 Surname: Mason From the Adams County Press, Saturday July 16, 1898, Page 4 Column 3 Arthur MASON, a well known and popular young man of Big Spring, died at his home in that place last Friday evening after suffering over a week from typhoid pneumonia. He leaves a wife and three children surviving him, and was about thirty-five years of age. MASON, Boomer Boomer MASON, 1804 - 1891 Surname: BACON, MASON From the Adams County Press, May 9, 1891, Page 4 DIED--in the Town of New Haven, Adams County, Wisconsin, on the 30th day of April, 1891, of old age, Boomer MASON, aged 87 years and three months. Father MASON was born in the town of Ira, Rutland County, Vermont, on the 22nd day of January, 1804. He lived in the county until September 1847, when with his family he emigrated to Illinois, remaining there until February, 1854, when he moved his family to Lowville, Columbia County, Wisconsin, and lived there until October, 1865, when with his wife, he moved to Lincoln, Adams County, where he remained until the spring of 1887, then, with his son--with whom he had lived since the death of his wife in 1866--he went to New Haven, where he remained until his death. He was confined to his bed only about ten days. He passed over the river as one going to sleep, without any pain, but gradually sinking until his lungs refused to draw in the vital fluid and he was no more. His son and wife, and daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. D. N. BACON were with him in his last moments. Though not taking an active part in any political schemes, yet he was very zealous of his party, and until the last year he was found at the polls on every election day, and cast his ballot for the Republican party. He voted for both the Harrison's for President of the U.S. At his death he belonged to the U. B. church, with whom he united about eight years ago; previous he had been a Methodist. MASON Frank H, d. 1882 Surname: MASON From the Adams County Press, Saturday July 22, 1882, Page 5 Column 4 DIED--MASON--In the Town of Lincoln July 10 of membranous croup, Frank H., son of HH and Sarah C MASON, aged 4 years, 4 months and 14 days. MASON, Frank From the Friendship Reporter, Thursday January 13, 1921, Page 1 Frank MASON died suddenly, following a stroke of apoplexy, at his home in Adams, on Friday, January 7th. Deceased is survived by a widow, a daughter, Miss Nina, at home, three sons, Raymond, at Oxford; Oscar, of Portland, and Henry of Adams. Funeral services were held at the Congregational Church in Adams, on Tuesday, January 11th, Rev. Barker officiating, and interment was in Mount Repose cemetery. MASON Ina F, d. 1897 From the Adams County Press, Saturday April 10, 1897, Page 4 Column 3 Died: MASON-In the town of Jackson, March 29th 1897, of congestion, Ina F. MASON, infant daughter of H. H. and S. J. MASON, aged one year and four months. MATTHEWS MATTHEWS d. 1884 Posted by Transcriber on Mon, 07 May 2001 Surname: MATTHEWS MATTHEWS-- In Big Flats, March 14th, youngest child of Mr and Mrs Matthews, aged two years and four months. Text chosen by the parents:-"Matt.-19-14. Suffer the little children, and forbid them not to come unto me, for of such is the kingdom of heaven." Adams County Press, March 22, 1884, Page 5, column 3 MATTHEWS, Laura A. Laura A. Matthews, d. September 18, 1926 Surname: Matthews (nee Haven) Source: The Sun, Plainfield, WI, October 8, 1926, Page 1 OBITUARY: Mrs. Laura Matthews, the daughter of Mr. And Mrs. Charles Haven, was born at Franklin, in the State of Pennsylvania, May 22, 1842, and she departed this life Saturday Sept. 18th, 1926 at the age of 83 years, 4 months and 26 days. She moved with her parents, when but a child of 11 years, from Franklin, Penn., to the State of Wisconsin. They traveled by boat from Erie to Milwaukee, arriving there in the year 1858. From there they went by wagon to Madison, moving from there to Fall River. Later in the same year, they came north, settling in the town of Preston, Adams County, on a farm 3 miles east of Cottonville as it was then called. She entered school in this village and completed her education and became a teacher. She is known to be one of the first teachers that ever taught in the Big Flats Corners School district. On April 23, 1866, deceased was united in the sacred bond of Holy matrimony with Mr. Orlando Matthews at Preston by the Rev. H. D. Jencks. These young people took up their residence on an 80 acre farm in the town of Big Flats, where they continued to reside for forty years and added to the farm until it became a four hundred acre farm. Father and Mother Matthews in the year 1916 celebrated their golden wedding anniversary. They shared each other’s joys and sorrows in married life for 55 years. It was November 20, 1921 that Bro. Matthews went into his rest. To this union were born six children, three boys and three girls, all of whom have preceded this loving mother in death, excepting one son, Ezburn matthews, who resides at the old farm home. Besides this son, there are left to mourn, nine grand children and eight great grandchildren besides other relatives and a host of friends. In the days of her young life she was led to embrace the doctrine of the Christian religion and for more than 59 years she has been a member of the Methodist Episcopal church, and has been deeply interested in the advancement of the Kingdom of Righteousness. The sentiment of her life, as we believe are expressed by words of Tennyson. Sunset and Evening Star, And one clear call for me And may there be no moaning of the bar. When I put out to sea; But such a tide as moving seems asleep, Too full for sound and foam When that which drew from out the boundless deep Turns again home. Twilight and Evening bell, And after that the dark! And may there be no sadness of farewell When I embark; For tho from out our bourne of time and place, The flood shall bear me far, I hope to see the Pilot Face to Face When I have crossed the bar. Funeral services were held at her home in Plainfield Tuesday afternoon at 12:30 and at Big Flats church, conducted by Rev. W. H. Slack, and interment was made in the Big Flats cemetery. Those from out of town who attended the funeral were: Mr. And Mrs. H. G. Monroe and Mr. and Mrs. O. C. Ely of Kellner, Mrs. Stanley Martin and Mrs. Wilson of Stevens Point, Mrs. Potter and Mrs. Parmetier of Wiscousin Rapids, Mrs. Fay of Wautoma, Rev. V. H. Helms, Phillips, Harry Macklin and Amos Lindner of New London, and Ed. Lindner of Wisconsin Rapids. CARD OF THANKS We wish to thank all those who helped us in any way during the sickness and death of Mother. To the Pastor, the choir, the donors of the beautiful flowers we are heartily greatful.---Ezburn Matthews and the Grandchildren [Contributed by Jennifer Rose, Laura's 2nd gr-grandniece, see the contributor's page for her e-mail address] McBRIDE, infant From the Adams County Press, Saturday April 1, 1893 Bennie and Amelia McBride lost their little girl about nine months old last Tuesday. She had pneumonia and whooping cough together. McCAUSLAND, Jack Jack McCAUSLAND, 1882 - 1969 Surname: ADAMS, LUMMIS, MCCAUSLAND, TRUMBULL From the Adams County Times, March 13, 1969, Page 1 A newspaper man of an era past came to the end of life's long trail January 17 when Jack MCCAUSLAND died at the age of 86. He had been a resident of the nursing home in Forsyth, Montana for about four years and a patient in the Rosebud Community Hospital the past month. Jack McCAUSLAND was born in Adams County, Wisconsin, September 18, 1882, a son of Samuel and Emma ADAMS McCAUSLAND. As a young man he went to what is now Rosebud County Montana as a railroad section laborer for the Northern Pacific. Returning to Wisconsin he married Sybil TRUMBULL at Quincy in April, 1905. They took up a homestead in North Dakota where he farmed and broke horses to harness. Having learned the fundamentals of the printing trade in his school years he became a publisher. He was associated with newspapers at Bentley, North Dakota; Ingomar, Sumatra, Vananda, Rosebud, Ashland, Hysham and Forsyth, Montana; also papers in Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico. Five children were born to the McCAUSLAND's, but only two, Haxel LUMMIS of Berkeley, California and Donald of Forsyth, survive. Mrs. McCAUSLAND died in 1965. MCCAUSTLAND James Adams Co Press 14 Feb 1903 James McCaustland, one of the early settlers of Quincy, Adams Co., died very suddenly at his home in San Jose, Calif. on Thursday Dec 11, 1902 and was buried in Shelby, Iowa on Dec 19. He had been afflicted for many years with rheumatism, which was the immediate cause of his death, it having reached his heart. Deceased was born in County Tyrone, Ireland, Oct 7, 1822 and emigrated to America in 1846. He settled at Quincy in 1855, in 1876 moved to Shelby, Iowa where he lived until 1899, when he moved to San Jose, Calif. In Wisconsin, he married Luannia Winn and of the eleven children born to them seven survive. The two youngest Myrtle E and Daniel E accompanied their mother on her sad day from San Jose and the oldest son Elmer J came from Ithaca, New York to Shelby to attend the funeral. The funeral was at the house of John S Potter, an old time friend and neighbor. A short and very appropriate service was conducted by Rev Irwin and the body was followed to its last resting place by many friends and old neighbors. MCCAUSTLAND Remains Disinterred and Relocated Source: Adams County Press, Saturday June 5, 1897, Quincy news column -James and Thomas McCAUSTLAND came over Monday and removed the remains of their two brothers and sister to the Mauston cemetery. McCHESNEY, Wilbur Surname: McChesney Abstracted from the Daily Tribune [Wisconsin Rapids, Wood Co., WI], Friday August 29, 1980, Page 2 Wilbur McChesney, 57, of Grand Marsh, died Thursday August 28th. Wilbur was born April 22, 1923 in Grand Marsh, to Oscar and Ruth McChesney. He is survived by two brothers, Dewey and John. Services will be held at Roseberry's Funeral Home in Friendship on Monday, with burial in Rock Cemetery, in the town of New Chester. McCONICK, Dwight Dwight L. McConick - 1827-1899 Surname: MCCONICK, SNYDER, CLARK From Adams County Press (Friendship, WI), September 9, 1899, page 5: Dwight Lidell McConick, brief mention of whose death was made in the PRESS of last week, died at his home in the town of New Haven on Friday, August 25, 1899, of Bright's disease. Mr. McConick was born in Exeter, Ostego [sp] Co., N.Y.,, December 19, 1827 [family bible says 1828], and was therefore 71 years, 8 months and 7 days old at the time of his death. In February, 1850 [family bible says March], he was married to Miss Caroline Clark of Burlington Green, in the same county, a most estimable [sp] and amiable lady who proved her worth by a life of affectionate devotion to her husband and family. In 1857 Mr. McConick came west with his family. They arrived at Davis Corners, then a somewhat noted stopping place for people passing between Portage and the lower WIsconsin to Grand Rapids, Plover and the Wisconsin river pineries. Mr McConick purchased land in the town of Jackson, near to Davis Corners, and diligently set about the building of a home. Settlers were few and widely scattered. Big Spring had been settled as early as in the late 30's. Oxford was already a little hamlet, and Cascade (now White Creek) had risen to the dignity of having a sawmill and a, for the time, very respectable store. But the intervening country between all these points was little more than an unbroken wilderness. Mr. McConick remained for twenty years on his place at Davis Corners. He early took a deep interest in public affairs. He was several times chairman of his town, and was regarded as a shrewd, safe counselor and officer. At the time the manner of supporting the poor was changed from the town to the county system. Mr. McConick, the late L.W. Holmes of Big Flats, and G.W. Waterman of Friendship were chosen as the first three commissioners under the county system. Considering the bitter opposition the change aroused, it must now be said that the administration of these gentlement proved to be wise, conservative and successful. In 1877 he moved his family to the homestead where he was residing at the time of his death. Mr. McConick was a member of the Episcopal church, and for more than fifty years had been a faithful and devoted member of the order of Odd Fellows, and a member of the Briggsville lodge at the time of his death. He was genial and pleasant in his intercourse with his fellowmen, and drew to himself a large circel of attached and devoted friends. His health had been failing for the past two-and-a-half years. He realized more fully than wife or children knew the full character of the disease that had him in its toil; but bravely, patiently, seemingly cheerfully, he fought the battle and fell in a contest where it was victory to so fall. He leaves a widow, two children - Frank McConick of Friendship, and Mrs. Orilla Snyder, wife of Chas. L. Snyder of New Haven, with a large circle of friends to mourn the loss of a devoted and affectionate husband, father and friend. The funeral was at the family residence, the Rev. Arthur Gorter of the Episcopal Church in Kilbourn administering according to the rites of that Church. The remains were laid to rest in Crooked Lake Cemetery, in Jackson, with the beautiful and impressive ceremonies of the order of Odd Fellows. McCLYMAN, Carrie Carrie McCLYMAN, d. 1899 Surname: McCLYMAN From the Adams County Press, Nov 11, 1899, Page 5 Carrie McCLYMAN died at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas K. McCLYMAN, in New Chester, on Friday, Nov 3, 1899. Miss McCLYMAN was the elder daughter of her parents, a graduate of the Westfield high school, one of the most prominent and popular teachers in the schools of the county. Possessing rare graces of mind and heart, she deservedly was the idol of her home and esteemed and beloved by all. Of her it might truthfully have been written--"None knew her but to love her--None named her but to praise." The funeral was held at the Congregational church on Sunday, and the large number of people attending the services showed how far the gentle and sweet influences of the young life just ended had reached--how universal the sorrow for her decease. It is said that more than a hundred carriages followed the remains to their last resting place. McCLYMAN, Sidney From the Adams County Press, February 16, 1878 McCLYMAN.-In New Chester, Adams Co., Wisconsin, February 6th, 1878, Sidney, son of Thomas K. and Josephine McCLYMAN, aged 5 years. MCCONICK Mrs. D. L. Surname: McConick, McConnick, Snider, Snyder, Clark From "Illustrated Events, Numbers 1 through 5 inclusive" Published in Kilbourn [now WI Dells] in 1905. Page 18, titled "Obituary Record of Kilbourn and Vicinity" Mrs. D.L. McConick died in Kilbourn, April 21 [1905] at the home of her daughter, Mrs. C.L. Snider. Caroline E. Clark was born in Burlington, NY, June 27, 1829 and was nearly 76 years old when she died. March 13, 1850 she was married to Dwight L. McConnick at Excelsior, NY and in 1857 they came to Davis Corners, Adams county, and settled on what was then public domain. In 1876, they went back east for a visit of a year or so, and returning bought what was then the R.B. Rose farm in New Haven. This was her home until about three years ago when she went to live with her daughter, Mrs. Chas. L. Snider, which had since been her home. Mrs. McConnick belonged to the best of an excellent class of people who settled that section of Adams county when it was first opened up. They came from the very best class of people in the East, bringing with them the sturdy, industrious, upright, refined charterstics [sp] of New England character. They laid the foundation for the best farming section and the best class of people in the county. Her husband who died about six years ago, was one of the leading men of his town and an important factor in its public relations. Mrs. McConnick occupied a leading place among the people who made the country what it is and was highly regard by all who knew her. She leaves one son, Frank McConnick of Friendship, and a daughter, Mrs. C.L. Snider of Kilbourn. Funeral services were held at the Episcopal church in Kilbourn, Mr. R.C. McCutcheon officiating. The church was crowded with friends and was met by a large number of former neighbors at the cemetery at Crooked Lake, where she was buried beside her husband. MCDONALD, Phillip Phillip McDONALD, d. 1895 Surname: Keogh, McDonald, Niles From the Adams County Press, Saturday September 7, 1895, Page 5 Last Sunday afternoon, while Phillip McDONALD of New Haven, brother of Mrs. John KEOGH, landlady of the NILES house in this village, was training a running horse preparatory to racing him at the county fair. The horse bolted the track, ran into the woods, and the limb of a tree hit the side of Mr. McDONALD's head with such force as to kill him instantly. Mr. McDONALD leaves a wife and seven children in comfortable circumstances. The funeral was held on Tuesday. MCDONNELL Mrs. Mrs. McDONNELL, d. 1899 Surname: McDONNELL From the Adams County Press, 01 April 1899, Page 1 Column 3 [apparently copied from the Hancock News] Mrs. McDONNELL, one of the oldest residents of this section, died last Friday at an advanced age at her home in Colburn, Adams County. The funeral was held on Monday. McDONNELL, Mattie From the Adams County Press April 1, 1899 P4 C4 DIED: McDONNELL.- In the town of Colburn, Adams County, Wis., March 17, 1899, Mrs. Mattie McDonnell, aged 82 years. The subject of the above notice was born near Coleraine, county Antrim, Ireland. Came to Belvidere, New York, with her husband, in the year 1851. From there they moved to what is now the town of Colburn, Adams County, Wis., in the spring of 1856, where she continued to reside until the time of her death. She was the mother of three sons, William J., Daniel A., and Patrick J., with whom she had resided and who cared for her since the death of her husband, R. McDonnell in Feb'y 1887. Funeral services were conducted at the house by R.P. Kerzejka March 20. McFADDEN Anita F Anita F. McFADDEN 1927-2001 Surnames: CROCKETT, GOERGEN, SIMON, VAUGHAN, WILLIAMS From the Adams County Times & Friendship Reporter Wed. April 11, 2001 Sect B pg 11 Anita F. McFadden, age 73, of Adams and Zapata, Texas (formerly of Kenosha) died Tuesday, April 3, 2001 in Mercy Hospital, Laredo, Texas. Funeral services were 7 p.m. Friday, April 6, in Roseberry's Funeral Home and Crematory, Friendship, Rev. Stephan Hamilton officiated. Interment was 11 a.m. Saturday, April 7, in Sunset Ridge Memorial Park, Kenosha, Wis. The Rev. Grady Nichols officiated. Anita was born on Nov. 2, 1927 in Brownwood, Texas, the daughter of Ernest and Lois (Vaughan) Crockett. She attended schools in Texas and received her beautician's license in New Mexico. She was employed by AMC/Chrysler, retiring in 1988. Anita and her husband, Steve, moved to Adams County 10 years ago from Kenosha. They spent the winters in Zapata, Texas. She was a member of the UAW local 72 and Zapata Legion Auxiliary. She loved bowling, hunting, fishing and traveling. She was preceded in death by her parents, (Ernest Crockett, 1963, and Lois Goergen, 1996) and a brother, J.B. Crockett, 1990. Survivors include: her husband, Steven A. Simon; a son, Thomas (Carol) Williams; granddaughter, Kelly Williams; grandson, Derek Williams; and brothers, Willie Dean (Dorothy) Goergen, John (Pam) Goergen and Ron (Elaine) Goergen. Visitation was Friday evening, April 6, prior to services at Roseberry's. MCFARLIN, Alexander d. 1883 Surnames: MCFARLIN From the Adams County Press, Saturday Dec 22, 1883, Page 4 Column 4 DIED--McFARLIN--on December 14th in the Town of Lincoln, Adams County, Mr. Alexander McFARLIN, aged 72 years, 1 month, 14 days. McFARLIN Evelyn Evelyn R. McFARLIN 1913-2001 Surname: BARRETT, BERGREN, COLBURN, GRUMAN, SCIANO, SLOAN From the Adams County Times and Friendship Reporter Wed. March 14, 2001 P10 section B Evelyn Ruth McFarlin, age 87, of Leonardville, Kan., died Thursday, March 8, 2001 in the Leonardville Nursing Home. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday. March 15, in Roseberry's Funeral Home and Crematory, Friendship. Father Dennis Stanchik will officate. Interment will be in the New Chester Cemetery, Town of New Chester, Adams County. Evelyn was born July 24, 1913, in La Crosse, the daughter of Earl and Lillian (Barrett) Sloan. She grew up in the Milwaukee area, married Grant Jefferson McFarlin, Sr., and had lived in the Grand Marsh area in Adams County. Her husband preceded her in death on June 23, 1983. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and one son, Robert. Survivors are: daughters, Lorraine Bergren of Phoenix, Ariz., Dolores Colburn of Wittenburg, Wis., Rosemary Gruman of Washington, and Joyce Sciano of Texas; a son, Grant J. McFarlin, Jr., of Houston, Tex.; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Visitation will be Thursday, March 15, at Roseberry's Funeral Home and Crematory, Friendship, from 10 a.m. until time of service at 11 a.m. MCFARLIN Grant From the Adams County Press, Saturday Dec 12, 1903, Page 1 OBITUARY--GRANT MCFARLIN Grant MCFARLIN, the eldest son of William MCFARLIN, died at his home in Stutgart, Arkansas, Nov 24th, 1903, aged 40 yrs, 5 months and 3 days. He leaves a wife and three children, father, mother, three sisters and three brothers--Mrs. Fannie BIDWELL of Mount Vernon, Ohio, Mrs. Amanda WAITE of Kendall, Wis., Winnie, Shepard, Alex and William of Spring Bluff, Wisconsin. In 1876 he went to Ashland, a short time after he went to Stutgart, where he has since made his home. MCFARLIN Grant Grant McFarlin, 1909 - 1983 MCFARLIN, SLOAN Abstracted from the Daily Tribune (Wisconsin Rapids WI), Saturday June 25, 1983, Page 2 Grant McFarlin Sr., 74, of Phoenix Arizona, died Thursday at Houston Texas while visiting his son. McFarlin was born 12 March 1909 in Grand Marsh to Mr. and Mrs. Alex McFarlin. He married Evelynn Sloan. He was a union carpenter in the Milwaukee area and moved to Brooks after his retirement. He then moved to Phoenix in 1979. Survivors include his wife, two sons and four daughters, 17 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Services will be held Monday at St. Ann's in Brooks, and burial will be in the Adams county town of New Chester. Roseberry's Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. MCGOWAN, Edna Mrs. W. (Edna) McGOWAN 1883-1969 Surname: ASHWORTH, BANOVEC, DAWES, LANDON, MASON, NEWELL, PHELPS, RUSSELL From the Adams County Times Thur. Feb. 27, 1969 P1 Edna Leone Dawes, daughter of Frank and Sarah Phelps Dawes, was born on April 16, 1883, on a farm in the town of Strong's Prairie, Adams County, Wisconsin. After completing her elementary education she took a course in Nursing, working in Idaho and S.E. Alaska. She was the first regularly appointed county nurse in the County of Adams. Her marriage to Winn E. McGowan took place on Aug. 7, 1918, since which time their home has been in the village of Friendship. Mrs. McGowan was a member of the Friendship Ladies Aid and Quincy Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star. She passed away in the afternoon of Feb. 18 at the Adams County Memorial Hospital at Friendship. Left to mourn her loss, in addition to her husband, are a daughter, Betty, and a sister-in-law, Katherine McGowan, both of Friendship; two brothers, Harold of Edmonds, Washington, and Roy of Sequim, Washington and their families as well as other relatives and many friends. The funeral service was held at 2 o'clock Friday afternoon, at Friendship Congregational Church, the Pastor, Ambrose A. Bandow, officiating. Interment was at Mt. Repose Cemetery, Friendship. Pallbearers were Matt Banovec, Harold I. Landon, Harold Ashworth, Deloss Russell, Marvin Mason and Michael Newell. MCGOWAN, Dr. W. E. Dr. W. E. McGOWAN 1858-1893 Surname: MCGOWAN, ODELL From the Adams County Press P5 Dr. Washington E. McGowan died at his residence in Friendship, on Sunday, Dec. 3,1893, from Typhoid fever. Dr. McGowan was born in the town of Warren, Waushara Co., in this state, August 31st, 1858, and was therefore, 35 years, 3 months and 3 days old at the time of his death. His youth was spent in his native county, and there he received such education as the schools in that vicinity afforded. His perceptions were good, his memory retentive, and he was ambitious to work his way upward in the world, and his intellectual activities were used and directed by a strong will, toward that purpose. He read broadly and well, and stored his mind with a large fund of useful knowledge. On May 27, 1877, he married Miss Hattie Odell, and the union proved a happy one until death took him and severed the bonds of earthly affection. In March, 1885, Dr. McGowan moved his family to Friendship, and settled here in the practice of his profession, in which he won much success. He became chairman of the town, and was chosen President of the County Agricultural Society, and for some years acted as a member of Pension Medical Exaiming Board at Portage. He was a good citizen, and all his aims and labors tended to the upbuilding of society and the good of his fellow men, and so he came to be respected and loved by the whole community. He was a devoted husband and father, and in return was almast idolized by his family. With them the community deeply sympathizes, and mourns their and its own loss. He leaves a widow and three children. The funeral was on Tuesday and a large attendance manifested the sorrow of a whole community. The religious services were conducted by Revs. J.W. Hadden and A.I. Morse. The deceased was buried with Masonic honors, of which order he was an approved and worthy member. MCGREGOR, Mrs. John Mrs. John McGregor, d. 1937 Surnames: McGregor, Scott From the Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune, Monday February 1, 1937, Page 8 Last Rites Tuesday for Mrs. J. McGregor (Friendship Wis.): Funeral services for Mrs. John McGregor, wife of the Adams county highway commissioner, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday with Eastern Star rites from the Masonic hall here. The Rev. Walter Taylor of Coloma will officiate at burial services at Hancock. She was born in Colburn, Wis., in 1881, and with the exception of a few years, has been a resident of this community nearly all her life. Her husband and three sons, Roderick, Milwaukee, Robert, at home, and Duncan, a student at Whitewater Teachers' college, survive. Warren Scott, Colburn, Charles Scott, Galesville, and two other brothers survive. MCINTYRE, Jerome Jerome B. McINTYRE, d. 1899 Surname: McINTYRE From the Adams County Press, Saturday April 8, 1899, Page 5 Jerome B. McINTYRE, for more than forty years a resident of Adams county, and one of its widely known citizens, died at the home of his nephew, C. A. McINTYRE, in Wautoma, at 6:30 pm March 30th. For many years Mr. McINTYRE was a resident of Friendship, coming here from the east. Later he purchased the property now known as Witt's Mill in White Creek, and resided in that place for some years, after which he purchased and improved a large tract of land about six miles southwest of Friendship where he lived until about a year ago, when he sold it and returned to Friendship. About four weeks ago he went to Wautoma and became a member of the family of his nephew, mentioned above. The deceased possessed many sterling qualities, and was respected for his personal worth. He was never married. His death was caused by asthma and heart failure. MCINTYRE, Nelson From the Adams County Press, Volume XXXI Number 35, Saturday February 6, 1892, Page 5 Mr. Nelson McINTYRE died at his home Saturday morning, January 30, 1892. Mr. McINTYRE was born on October 29th, 1820. Two years ago he moved from Princeton on a farm two miles north of Friendship and resided thereon up to the time of his demise. On the first day of January, 1891, he was taken ill and had gradually grown worse, and at times experienced intense suffering, until early on the morning of January 30th, when he was called to go on to the home where his sufferings would be no more. His remains were taken to Princeton and there laid at rest in the family lot, the services being held Wednesday. The warmest sympathy is with the bereaved widow, who, owing to a severe attack of the grippe, was compelled to remain at home. Mr. McINTYRE was a faithful member of the Congregational church, a member of the Odd Fellows Society and a man who was a friend to everyone who made his acquaintance. He leaves a widow and five grown-up children, three boys and two girls, who deeply mourn the departure of a loving husband and an affectionate father. McKINLEY, Robert Surnames: Bonnett, McKinley Source: Adams County Press, Saturday Nov. 23, 1912, Page 1 Last week occurred the death of an old resident of Adams county in the person of Robert McKinley. Deceased was born in Ireland in the year 1836. He landed in Boston, Mass., in the year 1861, bringing with him his wife and children. For the past 30 years he has been a resident of Adams county. His wife preceded him to the grave by a number of years. Two children are left behind, one in the U.S. Navy and one in Cleveland, Ohio. The funeral of Mr. McKinley was held at the home of Wm. Bonnett, a relative. Mr. Deans was aided by the Jonesville choir, and quite a number followed the remains to the grand Marsh cemetery. We tender our condolence to the bereaved. McLAUGHLIN, Mrs. Matie Surnames: Hopper, McLaughlin From the Adams County Press, Feb. 1, 1913, Page 8 Mrs. Matie McLaughlin died at her home in the town of Richfield, on Thursday morning, Jan. 23rd, after a prolonged illness, suffering from a cancer. Deceased was born in the town of Coloma, and was the oldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Hopper of this village. She was united in marriage with Frank McLaughlin about twenty years ago, and to this union one son was born. She was a woman of good character with a strong christian faith, a good wife and fone mother. She leaves to mourn her husband, son, and adopted son, her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Hopper, a sister, Miss Bertha, four brothers, William of Coloma, John of this place, and George and Alvin of North Dakota. Funeral services were held Sunday at the family home in Richfield by Rev. Pierstorff. The sorrowing family and relatives have the sympathy of all in their hour of sorrow. McMAHON, Mrs. John, d. 1879 Surnames: Hubbard, Jones, McMahon From the Adams County Press, Saturday April 12, 1879 MCMAHON--In Lincoln, April 5th, 1879, very suddenly, Mrs. McMahon, wife of John McMahon, Esquire, aged 35 years. The sudden death and unexpected event calls forth a large expression of sympathy. The funeral services were held at the family residence and was largely attended. Thanks are due to Messrs. Hubbard and Jones of Kind assistance. McNABB Mrs. Charles From the Adams County Press [Friendship, Adams County, Wisconsin], Saturday February 19, 1912, Page 1 Word was received here Saturday of the sudden death of Mrs. Chas. McNabb of Auburn, California. Deceased was a sister of B. L. Dulin and an aunt of Mrs. J. D. Hollister and Mrs. W. M. Smith, all of this place. She was stricken with paralysis while at the breakfast table and lived only a few hours. Mrs. McNabb was well known in the vicinity of Pleasant Lake, Liberty Bluff and Friendship, where she resided for many years. Mr. McNabb and several daughters survive. MCWYMIE Native American Indian MCWYMIE, d. 1888 Surname: MCWYMIE From the March 31, 1888 Adams County Press, Page 4 The old Indian, McWYMIE, who formerly lived in the Town of New Haven, but whose home for the past four or five years has been on the Big Roche-A-Cris in the Town of Preston, died at his home on Saturday evening last. McWYMIE had been sick all winter, wasting away with consumption, and but for the kindly sympathy and aid of white men must have suffered greatly during his last illness. McWYMIE was an honest Indian. No white man ever feared to trust his word. He was industrious and prudent, too, beyond most of his race. He seemed to realize there was something higher and better in the ways and condition of the white men than in that of his own race, and he longed to reach as near as possible the white man's condition. He made his home among them, built a house, had horses and cattle, and lived, respecting and respected among them; and few indeed, were there of white people who had known him, who did not feel a tender regret when the news came to them that McWYMIE had died. He lived well up to the best light he had, and over "in the Happy Hunting Grounds" of the good and blest Indians who have preceded him, let us hope he has found happiness, and conditions where the higher aspirations of his being may find a fuller reward, and a broader development than was possible in this life. MERRIMAN Ward H From the Adams County Press, January 17, 1903, Page 4 Column 4 The large gathering of friends and neighbors at the funeral of Ward H. MERRIMAN testified to the high esteem in which he was held, and sympathy for the bereaved family. Mr. MERRIMAN was born in Lincoln, Adams county, Wisconsin, August 28, 1870, where he lived until his death. He was married to Lizzie M. JANKE, November 24, 1897. Three children were born to them, two of whom with the wife remain to mourn the loss of a kind and indulgent father and husband. He had been suffering with that dread disease, tuberculosis of the bowels, and was to Trinity Hospital, Milwaukee, for treatment. Although all means were used for his recovery, he quietly passed away at about 5 o'clock on January 6, 1903. He will long be remembered as a kind and industrious friend and neighbor, ever ready to help in time of need; ever considerate and generous to others, and honest in all his business transactions, his loss will be keenly felt in the community. METEYARD Charles Charles METEYARD, d. 1898 Surname: METEYARD From the Adams County Press, Oct 15, 1898, Page 1 Charles METEYARD died at his home in White Creek, after a long and severe illness of over four months, on October 7th. He was a kind and indulgent husband and father and the family have the sympathy of all who knew him in their loss. His wife faithfully cared for him during his long illness, and all that loving hearts and hands could do was done, but to no avail. His wife and two sons survive him. The funeral was preached by Rev. McChesney. Charles METEYARD, 1820 - 1898 Surname: CANFIELD, METEYARD From the Adams County Press, Saturday October 22, 1898 P1 Died, at White Creek, at his residence, Charles METEYARD, October 8th. His birthplace was in the parish of St. Lavious, county of Surry, Southwark, England. Born January 27th, 1820, he came to this country with his parents when an infant. The family made their home in Erie county, New York. He moved to Eau Claire county, Wisconsin, in 1850, and engaged in lumbering for several years. Twenty seven years since, he married Angeline CANFIELD of that county. Twenty-one years ago he moved to White Creek, that place being his residence since that time. Still living at or near that place are his widow and two sons, Forrest and Claude. Eleven years ago, Rette, the only daughter, died, and it was the painful duty of the writer of this to assist in laying all that was mortal of that sweet child in the cemetery at White Creek, where on Sunday last many kind friends and neighbors in sympathy with the bereaved, laid his remains beside those of his beloved daughter. He has two brothers still living in the state of New York. I thought very much of his genial, friendly, Quaker ways, some of his forefathers being of that sect. I think that after twenty years' acquaintance with Charles METEYARD, I can truly say: "I find no fault in the man." ---James H. McChesney MIETZKE, Mrs. E. Mrs. E. MIETZKE 1883-1968 Surname: HAMSTANGEL, KLOSS, MULLIN, PETERS, PFLUGHOEFT, PODOLL, POLLEX, SCHROEDER From the Adams County Times Thur. Oct. 17, 1968 P1 Funeral services were held Sunday, Oct. 13, for Mrs. Emilie Mietzke, Friendship, at 2 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, Adams, with Rev. Floyd Gogolin officiating. Arrangements were handled by Roseberry Funeral Home and burial was made in Quincy Cemetery. Pallbearers were August Hamstangel, William Schroeder, Elmer Pflughoeft, Alfred Pollex, Art Peters and Claude Podoll. Mrs. Emilie Mietzke was born on September 1, 1883, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Carl Kloss, and passed away on October 10 at the age of 85 years, at the Nursing Care Unit of Adams County Memorial Hospital. She was baptisted and confirmed in the Christian faith at an early age. Feb. 23, 1911, she was united in marriage to Charles Mietzke and to this union was born one child. Her husband passed away in 1947. She leaves to mourne her daughter, Mrs. Esther Mullin; one granddaughter and 2 great grandchildren, one brother, Frank Kloss, Friendship, nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, her parents, one sister, one brother, and one grandchild preceded her in death. MIKKELSON, Almer Almer MIKKELSON 1902-1968 Surname: BREDESEN, SLUSSOR, STEVENS From the Adams County Times Nov. 7, 1968 P1 Almer O. Mikkelson, 66, Wisconsin Rapids, died at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2 at St. Michael's Hospital, Stevens Point, after a brief illness. Funeral services were conducted by the Rev. Robert Buckman at 3:30p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 5, at the Baker-Wilkinson Chapel. Burial followed in Restlawn Memorial Park. Mr. Mikkelson was born at Arkdale on May 15, 1902, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Martin Mikkelson. He was employed as a die setter for Preway, Inc., for 24 years, retiring in May 1967. He married Lenore D. Slussor at Sparta on June 30, 1951. Survivors are his wife; a step-son, Gene Stevens, Wisconsin Rapids; and two sisters, Mrs. Mable Bredesen, Coloma, and Selma Mikkelson, Wisconsin Rapids. MILLER, Abigail Mrs. Abigail Miller, d. 1897 From the Adams County Press, Saturday June 26, 1897, Page 3 Column 1 At Strongs Prairie, June 16th, Mrs. Abagail MILLER, wife of Rev. J. R. MILLER. She was born March 17, 1834, in Saratoga county, N. Y., was married March 27, 1853, to J. R. MILLER. They then moved to Rock county, Wisconsin, from there they moved to Iowa county, and from there in the year 1860 moved to Dane county. In the year of 1864 Mr. Miller enlisted and served until the close of the war. From Dane county they moved to Adams county, in the year 1867, where they have lived for the past thirty years. Mrs. MILLER was universally loved and respected by all who knew her. MILLER Albert Albert Miller, 1819 - 1897 Surnames: Hardie, Miller From the Adams County Press, Saturday October 23, 1897, Page 3 Column 3 Albert Miller was born in Germany in 1819. Married in Racine to Miss Augusta Hardie. Nine children were the issue of this marriage, four of whom are dead, and five living to mourn the death of their father, which occurred October 14, 1897, at his home west of this village. Rev. JA Thomas officiated at the funeral services which were held at the church in this village on Saturday last. MILLER Mrs. Augusta Mrs. Augusta MILLER, d. 1898 Surname: HATTIE, MILLER From the Adams County Press, Saturday August 20, 1898, Page 5 Column 3 Mrs. Augusta MILLER who resided with her family two miles west of the village, died at her home last Tuesday forenoon, of apoplexy. She had previously suffered an attack of the same character. A few weeks ago she was out blue-berrying and was so overcome with the heat that her mind has ever since been quite badly affected. She was a worthy woman and a kindly neighbor, and in her home, an idolized mother. Her husband died about a year ago. She leaves five children surviving her--Frank, Fred, Matthew, Etta and Mrs. Hannah HATTIE. The funeral was held at the family residence this Thursday forenoon, and all her children were present. A large attendance of people attested the high respect of the community for the deceased. From the Adams County Reporter, August 27, 1898, Page 9 Column 5 Mrs. Augusta MILLER died August 16 of apoplexy following a brief illness of five weeks duration. She was born in Germany December 8, 1839 and came to America in 1859. In 186_ she married Albert MILLER at Racine, and they moved to Wood County. While living there two children died, and then they removed to a farm 2 miles west of this village. Soon after coming here she lost two more children. October 15, 1897, her husband died. Five children remain to mourn her loss, Etta, Frank, Fred and Matthew of this place and Hattie of Milwaukee. Her remains were interred at Mount Repose Cemetery on Thursday. MILLER, Meta Surname: Miller Abstracted from the Adams County Times and Friendship Reporter, January 23, 1980, Page 4 Meta Tyas Miller, 98, of Friendship, died Jan. 15 at Adams County Memorial Hospital. Mrs. Miller was born Jan. 22, 1881 in Germany and was a resident of Adams county for seven years. She was married to Frank Henry Miller Sept. 30, 1899 in Chicago, Illinois. Survivors include her daughter; one brother; one sister; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband Frank, in 1936, and one son, Francis, in 1979. Funeral services were held Jan. 18 at Roseberry's, the Rev. Les Paulson officiating. Interment was in Monroe Center cemetery. MILLINER, Mr. Mr. MILLINER, d.1899 Surname: MILLINER From the Adams County Press, 22 July 1899 Page 5 Column 4, New Rome news column Mr. MILLINER was buried on Sunday. MOORE, Anna Adams Advertiser, 22 July 1915 Died: Mrs. Anna Moore Miss Ann Carlton was born in Huntsburg, Ohio. On the 21st day of March 1836, she was united in marriage to Charles Moore of Torringford, Conn. To the union nine children were born, six dying in infancy, and Loretta who died at the age of eleven, and Hannah Ann Wintersteen who passed away one year ago, leaving George the only son to mourn her loss, and a dear sister, Mrs. Mary Wheelock, residing in Arizona. She also leaves nineteen grandchildren, fifty great grandchildren and eight of the fifth generation. In November 1858 she and her husband and family moved to Point Bluff, Adams Co., WI where they have since resided. All we can say of Grandma Moore is that she was a good wife, mother and neighbor to be remembered by all for her loving thoughtfulness in sickness and sorrow. She passed away July 7th at the age of 95 years, 11 months and 4 days. MOORE, Charles Surname: MOORE, CARLTON Adams County Press. 14 January 1888 MOORE - December 23d, 1887, of paralysis, Charles Moore, aged 75 years. Mr. Moore was born in Torringford, Litchfield county, Conn., July 8th, 1812, and emigrated with his parents to Montville, Ohio in the year 1828. On the 21st day of March, 1836, he married Miss Anna Carlton of Montville, Ohio. Of this marriage were born nine children, only two of whom - one son and one daughter - are now living. In November, 1858, Mr. Moore and family moved to Point Bluff, Adams county, Wis., where they stayed three years, then bought a farm a short distance from that place and near White Creek, where they have since resided. Mr. Moore was a kind husband and father, and was highly esteemed by a large circle of friends and neighbors, who deeply sympathize with the bereaved family, especially the aged widow who has lost her companion of nearly fifty-two years. Mr. Moore had been feeble for several years, but still was able to be about and do light work until the Sunday before his death when he had a paralytic stroke from which he never rallied, but gradually sunk away until death claimed him for its own. MORGAN, Albert Albert Morgan, d. 1913 Surnames: Morgan, Moore From the Adams County Press, Feb. 1, 1913, Page 8 Albert Morgan died at his home in the village of Adams Sunday morning, January 26th, of dropsy. Deceased had been in poor health for a number of years, suffering from a complication of diseases. For a number of years he had resided in the town of Preston, where he was engaged in farming. Failing health caused him to give up his work last summer, and he built a house in the village of Adams, into which he moved last fall. Mr. Morgan was born in this state in 1854, and in 1888 was united in marriage with Miss Georgiana Moore. This union was blessed with two children, who with the widow are left to mourn. Funeral services were conducted at the home by Rev. James Deans, interment being in Mount Repose cemetery. MORGAN, Catherine Catherine MORGAN 1909-2001 Surname: CAVANAUGH, CLEARY, DONNELLY From the Adams County Times and Friendship Reporter Wed. Feb.21,2001 P 10 Section B Catherine Morgan, age 91, of Wis. Dells, died Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2001 in St. Clare Hospital, Baraboo. The Mass of Christian Burial was held Saturday, Feb. 17 at 10:30 a.m. in St. Cecilia's Catholic Church, Wis. Dells, with Father Felix Oehrlein and Father James Murphy co-concelebrating. Burial was in the Calvary Cemetery, Wis. Dells. Catherine was born Feb. 21, 1909 in the Town of Springville, Adams County, the daughter of Hugh and Julia (Cavanaugh) Donnelly. She grew up here and attended the Columbia County Normal School. She went on to become a teacher and taught in the one-room school named Sunnyside in Columbia County. In June of 1931, she married Lester Morgan. He preceded her in death in 1970. Catherine was a member of St. Cecilia's Altar Society, the Catholic Women's Club and the Plainville Homemakers Club. She is survived by her sisters, Dorothy Murphy and Helen Donnelly, both of Wis. Dells; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, James Donnelly, and a sister, Mary Cleary. The Picha Funeral Home of Lake Delton assisted the family. MORGAN, Floyd Surnames: HAMSTENGEL, MORGAN From the Daily Tribune (Wisconsin Rapids WI), Friday June 29, 1984, Page 2 Floyd Morgan, 77, of the Adams Co. town of Quincy, died Wednesday. Floyd was born Feb. 1, 1907, in Grand Marsh to Thomas and Lucy Morgan. He was married to Mildred Hamstengel Dec. 12, 1936 in the town of Quincy. Survivors include his wife, two brothers and two sisters. Services will be held at Roseberry's Saturday, with burial in Quincy cemetery. MORGAN, Frank From the Adams County Press, Saturday Oct 17, 1885, Page 4 Two Men Drowned Last Sunday forenoon, two young men, Ellsworth HARWOOD, son of J. W. HARWOOD of New Chester, and Frank MORGAN of Jackson, were drowned in Wolf Lake, a small but very deep body of water in the latter town. The facts, as we gather them, are these: The two young men were out together on the lake, in a boat. In another boat were also a party of young ladies and gentlemen. Just before the catastrophe, HARWOOD and MORGAN were noticed by the other party, and were standing up in the boat apparently engaged in a playful scuffle. For a moment the attention of the observers was attracted away, and when they next looked around, HARWOOD and MORGAN were both in the water and their boat capsized. The men with the young ladies hurried to the shore to land the ladies, as their boat already had all the load it could carry, and that done, hastened with all possible speed to assist the drowning men; but before they could reach them, both had sunk to the bottom not to rise again alive. The bodies were recovered about three o'clock in the afternoon, after being in the water about four hours. The funeral was on Tuesday last, and was attended by a very large number of people, the solemn services being conducted by Rev. P. R. Staples, of this place, and Rev. Angus Sellers of Oxford. The remains of the drowned men were interred in the cemetery at Oxford. MORGAN, Larry Larry MORGAN, d. 1968 Surname: MORGAN, WORMET From the Adams County Times, Thursday June 13, 1968, Page 1 SP5 Larry MORGAN Died In Vietnam Mr. and Mrs. Harold MORGAN, Grand Marsh, received word Saturday evening, June 8, that their son, SP5 Larry H. MORGAN, had died at the military hospital in LongBien, Vietnam, on June 6, of acute peritonitis. Larry was with Company B, 92nd Engineering Battalion, U. S. Army, and would have celebrated his 25th birthday this coming September. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Roseberry Funeral Home, awaiting the arrival of the body. Besides his parents, he is survived by a sister, Sandra WORMET, Adams. MORGAN, Merton Mrs. Surnames: Bowie, Holden, Hummel, Lewis, Manteufel, Morgan, Prentice, Ward, Wilson From the Adams County Times, March 2, 1967, Page 1 (not the complete obit due to copyright restrictions) Mrs. Merton Morgan, 61, rural Grand Marsh, died Thursday Feb. 23 at Adams County Memorial Hospital after a long illness. Mrs. Morgan, the former Clara Hummel, was born in Monroe, Iowa Jan. 5, 1906 to Mr. and Mrs. John Hummel. She moved to Wisconsin with her family when she was 18 years old. Clara was married to Merton Morgan November 16, 1932 by Rev. Robinson. Survivors include her husband; three sons, Fred, Howard and Daniel; three daughters, Mrs. Maureen Holden, Mrs. Lola Wilson and Nancy; 13 grandchildren; a brother Leslie Hummel; and three sisters, Mrs. Arvilla Bowie, Mrs. Gladys Lewis, and Mrs. Nadine Manteufel. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Cleta Ward and Mildred Prentice. Funeral services were held Saturday Feb. 25th at Roseberry's Funeral Home, with burial in Easton cemetery. MORLEY, SMITH Myron M. MORLEY, 1847 - 1919 From the Friendship Reporter, September 18, 1919, Page 5 Myron M. MORLEY died at his home in Mauston on Augsut 28th, 1919, aged 71 years, 8 months and 6 days. Deceased was born in Ashtabula, Ohio, December 22, 1847, where he passed his boyhood and grew to manhood. At the age of fourteen he enlisted in Company F, Second Ohio Cavalry, which served in the army of the Cumberland, and later in the army of ther Potomoc under Sheridan, in Custer's division. After serving two years and eight months, he received his discharge. After being discharged form the army he came to this county, and settled in the town of Quincy, where he engaged in farming and for many years was one of the leading citizens of that town. He was married on July 4, 1869, to Amanda SMITH, and to them were born six children, four of them are living: Ella I., of Mauston; Luther A. of Rosalia, Washington; Daniel D., of White Creek; and Carrie (Preston) of Brookfield, Washington. Two sisters and three brothers also survive him. Mr. MORLEY lived for fifty years on one farm in the Town of Quincy, and in disposing of the farm last spring, he stated that it was the desire of his wife and himself that they might live to celebrate their golden wedding anniversary in the home where they had passed their married life. For years Mr. MORLEY took an active interest in the public affairs in the county, and was a man generally esteemed and respected. His neighbors and friends all had the utmost regard for his uprightness and strict honesty, and he filled many township offices in a most satisfactory manner. He was a member of the Ennis Reed Post of the G. A. R. of White Creek, and took great interest in G. A. R. matters. Funeral services were held at Mauston on Sunday, August 31st, Rev. S. B. Penney officiating, and interment was in the cemetery at that place. MORRISON Carrie, d. 1882 Surname: JENCKS, MORRISON From the Adams County Press, September 2, 1882, Page 4 Column 2 DIED--At White Creek on August 24 1882 at the residence of F M JENCKS, Carrie, dau of Justa & Wm C MORRISON of Baraboo, aged 11 months, 24 days. MORSE Edgar C Adams County Press, Saturday November 7, 1903, Page 4 Column 2 Death of Edgar C. MORSE Edgar C. MORSE, formerly of Arkdale, this county, died at his home in Chicago, Wednesday morning at three o'clock, October 28, 1903, and was buried Friday afternoon at Rose Hill. Mr. MORSE leaves an aged mother and three small children to mourn his loss. His wife, as many will doubtless remember, passed to the better land about two and a half years ago. Mr. MORSE will probably be better remembered as county superintendent of Adams county than in any other capacity as he served as such for seven years, during which time he made the acquaintance of a large number of friends. It was during this time that he met the lady who afterwards became his wife. Since leaving Arkdale he has been engaged in the publishing business in Chicago, where he built up an exceptionally profitable business. No man in similar business in Chicago had the respect and confidence of those whom he met in daily business any more than E. C. MORSE. As his pastor very truthfully remarked in the funeral discourse, among his associates his word was as good as his bond. Mr. MORSE leaves his family in especially comfortable circumstances, leaving a valuable property besides $17,000 life insurance. MUELLER, Ruth C. 1912-2001 Surname: GOUKER, MUELLER, NORDLEY, RIERSON From the Adams County Times and Friendship Reporter, Wed Jan 3, 2001 Section B Page 6 Ruth C. MUELLER, age 88, of Adams, formerly of Wisconsin Rapids, died Monday January 1st, 2001, in Adams County Memorial Hospital, Friendship. Funeral services were Wednesday Jan 3, 2001 at Roseberry's Funeral Home, Friendship, with Rev. Ronald Hanson officiating. Interment will be in the South Arkdale cemetery. Ruth was born in the Town of Strongs Prairie (Adams county)on Nov 29, 1912 to Robert and Caroline (NORDLEY) RIERSON. She married Bernard J. MUELLER on July 27, 1943, in Milwaukee. They moved to Nekoosa in 1949 and lived there until 1963 when they moved to Wisconsin Rapids. Ruth moved to Adams in the summer of 1999. Survivors include: a son, Gerald (Georgia) MUELLER of Wisconsin Rapids; grandchildren, Jason MUELLER of Green Bay, and Jennifer (Jason) GOUKER of Menomonie; and brothers, Harold RIERSON of Arkdale and Howard RIERSON of Adams. Roseberry's Funeral Home, Friendship, assisted the family. MORSE James, d. 1899 James MORSE died 1899 Surnames: Morse, Wainwright From the Adams County Press June 3, 1899 P4 Mrs. Lena Wainright, who was visiting at Strongs Prairie, was called home by a telephone dispatch announcing the sudden death of her father, Mr. Jas. Morse. Died, James Morse, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Lena Wainright, Monday morning, from the effects of a stroke of paralysis, aged 73 years. The deceased had lived in Adams county a number of years and was a quiet and much respected farmer, honored by all of his neighbors and friends. He leaves a wife, one son, Ebener, one daughter, Mrs Lena Wainright, and one son by adoption. The family have the sympathy of the entire community MORTON, Henry Henry Morton, d. 1983 Abstracted from the Daily Tribune [Wisconsin Rapids, Wood Co., WI], Tuesday September 16 1983, Page 2A. Not the complete obit due to copyright restrictions. Surnames: Balsley, Morton Henry Morton, 75, of Arkdale, died Friday in Friendship. Mr. Morton was born in 1908, in Milwaukee, to William and Marie Morton. He married Veda Balsley in 1948. The Morton's moved to Arkdale from Milwaukee after his retirement. Survivors include his wife, their four children, and four grandchildren. Services were held at Trinity Lutheran Church, with burial in East Arkdale Cemetery. Roseberry's Funeral Home, Friendship, assisted the family with arrangements. MORTON, Veda Mae Veda Morton, d. 1992 Abstracted from the Daily Tribune [Wisconsin Rapids, Wood Co., WI], Tuesday December 15, 1992, Page 2A. Not the complete obit due to copyright restrictions. Surnames: Balsley, Morton Veda Mae Morton, formerly of Arkdale, died Sunday Dec. 13, 1992 in Milwaukee. Mrs. Morton was born in 1914, in Herdsfield, North Dakota, to Clarence and Blanche Balsley. She was married to Henry Allen Morton in 1948. The Morton's moved to Arkdale from Milwaukee in 1971, and Henry preceded her in death in 1983. Survivors include four children, four grandchildren, one great-grandchild and one sister. Services were held at Trinity Lutheran Church, with burial in East Arkdale Cemetery. Roseberry's Funeral Home, Friendship, assisted the family with arrangements. MOSHURE, Harriet Harriet Moshure, 1842 - 1897 From the Adams County Press, Saturday March 13, 1897 (Quincy News) Died, at her home in the town of Quincy, March 6, 1897, Mrs. Isaac MOSHURE. Harriet R. Johnson was born January 16, 1842, at Drakeville, New Jersey. July 5, 1859 she was united in marriage with Isaac B. MOSHURE. In December, 1875, they came to Wisconsin and began the arduous task of making a home in the wilderness. Mrs. MOSHURE was the mother of thirteen children, eleven of whom-four daughters and seven sons-survive her. An energetic, industrious woman, her home and her family composed her world. To her friends she was ever the same true and steadfast friend, and there are many to testify to the hearty good cheer with which she welcomed them and the eagerness with which she tried to make their stay pleasant and enjoyable. Especially welcome were the young people, the friends of her children. A great lover of the beautiful, Mrs. MOSHURE found time amid her manifold duties and cares to surround her home with flowers. Her health had not been good for some years, and of late she had suffered greatly. All that medical skill and loving care and constant watchfulness could do has been done to lessen her sufferings. Though she had been failing for several months, yet the end came suddenly and the children and grandchildren who were summoned from Necedah arrived too late to be recognized: while the son who came from Chicago found his mother prepared for burial, when he reached the old home. The funeral services were at the house, Rev. SEARLES of Necedah, officiating. Mother is dead! How chill the sound, How quiet seems the world around. And, oh, how lonely is the day Since mother, dear, has passed away. From 'local brevities': Eugene MOSHURE, of Chicago, was a pleasant caller at the Press office on Wednesday. He was called home to attend the funeral of his mother, whose death is noticed elsewhere in this paper. MOTT, Jonathan Surname: Mott From the Wood County Times, 06 January 1910, Page 1 Jonathan Mott, who has been residing with his son, Oscar Mott, in this city since last fall, passed away on Friday, December 31, at the age of 73 years, 28 days, the funeral being held on Sunday, Rev. S. S. Forrest officiating, while undertaker H. H. Voss had charge of the funeral. Mr. Mott came here from Big Flats, Adams County, in which town he owned a farm. MUTH, Milford Milford L. MUTH 1933-2001 Surname: BURKUM, CASPER, FREDRICK, HENDRICKS, MICKELSON, PAULSON, WILSON From the Adams County Times and Friendship Reporter Wed. Feb. 21, 2001 P9 Section B Milford "LaVerne" Muth, age 67, Grand Marsh, died Sunday, Feb. 18, 2001 at home with his loving family following a long and courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Richland Center on March 5, 1933, the son of the late Louis and Maude Muth. He married Ilene Wilson on Aug. 2, 1953 in the first Baptist Church, Richland Center. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War from 1953-55. LaVerne and Ilene moved to Janesville in 1955, where he was employed by the General Motors Corporation until he retired in 1983. He and His wife moved to Grand Marsh in 1985 where he had built their home with craftsmanship and love. LaVerne and Ilene are members of the United Church of Christ, Grand Marsh, where they have received an outpouring of support and prayers. He is preceded in death by his parents; his infant daughter, Deborah; two brothers, Ed and George; and two brothers-in-law, Jesse Hendricks and Tom Mickelson. Also preceding him in death is his father-in-law, Charles Wilson; and brothers-in-law, Don Burkum, Raymond Wilson and John Wilson. LaVerne is survived by his loving wife, Ilene; two sons, Tim of Grnad Marsh, and Terry (Sherry) of Janesville; a daughter, Tanya (Ross) Fredrick of Friendship; six grandchildren, Nathan, Tara, Colt, Nichol, Cody and Trevor; three sisters, Gloria Mickelson and Lorna (LaMOnt) Paulson of Janesville, and Gladys Hendricks of Richland Center; a brother, Frank (Bernice) Muth of Beloit; his mother-in-law, Elizabeth Wilson of Richland Center; three brothers-in-law Lawrence (Kathleen) Wilson, Charles (Virginia) Wilson and James Wilson; sisters-in-law, Millie Burkum, Beatrice Casper, Sharon Hilleshiem (Whitney Pellett), Diane (Kit) Koukkanen, Sharon Wilson and Diane Wilson; and over 100 nieces and nephews throughout the country. Funeral services will be Thursday, Feb. 22, at 1 p.m. in Roseberry's Funeral Home and Crematory, Friendship, with Rev. Steve Kaszar officiating. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, at the funeral home. Burial will be in Easton Cemetery. MYLES, Ella Surnames: BAIRD, BUNKER, HILL, MYLES, RILEY, SCOFIELD From the Adams County Press, Volume XLIV Number 8, Saturday September 24, 1904, Page 5 Mrs. Ella MYLES, aged 52 years, died at her home in Blaine, Michigan, August 6th 1904. Mrs. MYLES will be remembered by her Adams County friends as Miss Ella HILL. When a young lady she was married to Arthur SCOFIELD, who died some years ago. Three children were born of this union, Winnie, who died about the same time as her father did, Nellie, now Mrs. BAIRD, and Ethel, now Mrs. RILEY. Mrs. MYLES has been a great sufferer for the past three years with cancers. She had nine removed and the tenth caused her death. She leaves to mourn her departure her husband, two children, her aged father A. J. HILL, and one sister, Mrs. Minnie BUNKER. The Press sincerely sympathizes with those who are left to mourn their loss.
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